(November 1941)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Every month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Glen Kel Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Malcolm Reiss (Editor); Gene Fawcette (Art Director)
Color:
Color Cover; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
Early Issues Standard Golden Age U.S.; Later Issues Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Man-Eater Jaws (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga

Man-Eater Jaws (Table of Contents)

Kaänga / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Frank Riddell
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Kaänga; Ann Mason; Wungis (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Jewel thieves come to the jungle for the deceased Zuko's diamonds.
Keywords:
artificial wings; bondage; diamonds; elephant stampede; quicksand; tattoos

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

first line: "With the evil Zuko defeated Kaänga and Ann watch as the villain's hideout burns..."

["Over a remote African campfire Roy hears a weird tale of murder..."] (Table of Contents)

Roy Lance / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Courtney Thomasen] [sic]
Pencils:
Seymour Reit
Inks:
Seymour Reit
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Roy Lance; Koana; Molo; Dogo; Icoru; Longo
Synopsis:
Roy helps break up the schemes of a murderous pair of thieves exploiting native pearl divers.
Keywords:
disguises; drugs; lanterns; pearl divers; pearls; sailboats; sharks; stereotyping of African natives; whips

["A little band of scientists trek through the dense jungles of darkest Africa..."] (Table of Contents)

Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as "Mack"]
Pencils:
George Carl Wilhelms
Inks:
George Carl Wilhelms
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tabu; Sawegis (African tribe); Doctor Zisko; Siko (lion)
Synopsis:
Tabu helps a group of botanists secure a healing herb despite interference from one of the party and headhunters.
Keywords:
cockatoos; ghosts; guillotines; headhunters; human skeletons; medicinal herbs; stereotyping of African natives

["As Fantomah and Fury travel, they see a boy carefully aiming at a gazelle..."] (Table of Contents)

Fantomah / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as W.B. Hovious]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Fantomah; Fury (leopard); Ken; Wogu
Synopsis:
Fantomah and Ken, a boy lost in the jungle, defeat a group of crocodile cultists who dominate a local village.
Reprints:
Keywords:
crocodile cults; crocodile gods; Damballah Treasure; human sacrifice; ice

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Facts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle; nature
Synopsis:
Brief natural histories of the buffalo, the scorpion, and the ostrich
Keywords:
buffalos; ostriches; scorpions

Forest of Fear (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Bob Anthony]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

["Yeah...what's it all about! Since when does Terry go in for snake charming?"] (Table of Contents)

Captain Terry Thunder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Pierre La Rue]
Pencils:
Al Stahl ?
Inks:
Al Stahl ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Thunder; Anderson the Arab; Kismet; Vincent; Pasha Shekel; Haidee
Synopsis:
Anderson falls in love with a snake charmer.
Keywords:
cobras; flutes; music; snake charming; stereotyping of Turks

["In a trophy-filled hut, two big game hunters talk of an elusive lion..."] (Table of Contents)

Simba / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ed Hunt]
Pencils:
Al Walker
Inks:
Al Walker ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; jungle
Characters:
Simba; Carl Rawle; Phil; Mogu; Koli
Synopsis:
Simba protects a hunter's safari from a violent tribe.
Keywords:
human skeletons; stereotyping of African natives

["Eric, treachery lurks among us."] (Table of Contents)

Camilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Victor Ibsen]
Pencils:
Jim Chambers
Inks:
Bill Ely ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Camilla; Eric; Harald; Ragnar; Guthorm
Synopsis:
Ragnar continues to plot against Camilla.
Keywords:
fish; harpoons; longboats; sea monsters; swimming; swimsuits; Vikings

["Near Wambi's jungle haunts lives the strange Balu tribe..."] (Table of Contents)

Wambi, The Jungle Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Roy L. Smith]
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Wambi; Balus (African tribe); Nagu; Lia (leopard); Ursa (bear); Mboko
Synopsis:
Wambi and his jungle friends help overthrow a mad priestess who has ruled her village with an iron hand.
Keywords:
bees; bondage; caning; honey; human skeletons; medicinal herbs; sacred fires; staked out over an anthill; stereotyping of African natives; tiger traps; torture

["The greatest hunters in Africa are the migrant Ubangis..."] (Table of Contents)

The Red Panther / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as J.J. King]
Pencils:
Al Gabriele
Inks:
Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
The Red Panther; Ubangis (African tribe); Mike
Synopsis:
The Panther helps a tribe recover the ivory stolen from them by white thieves.
Keywords:
ivory
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Man-Eater Jaws
    Kaänga
  2. 1. Man-Eater Jaws
    Kaänga
  3. 2. ["Over a remote African campfire Roy hears a weird tale of murder..."]
    Roy Lance
  4. 3. ["A little band of scientists trek through the dense jungles of darkest Africa..."]
    Tabu, Wizard of the Jungle
  5. 4. ["As Fantomah and Fury travel, they see a boy carefully aiming at a gazelle..."]
    Fantomah
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Jungle Facts
  7. 6. Forest of Fear
  8. 7. ["Yeah...what's it all about! Since when does Terry go in for snake charming?"]
    Captain Terry Thunder
  9. 8. ["In a trophy-filled hut, two big game hunters talk of an elusive lion..."]
    Simba
  10. 9. ["Eric, treachery lurks among us."]
    Camilla
  11. 10. ["Near Wambi's jungle haunts lives the strange Balu tribe..."]
    Wambi, The Jungle Boy
  12. 11. ["The greatest hunters in Africa are the migrant Ubangis..."]
    The Red Panther
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